Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytomyza affinis

Phytomyza affinis Fallén, 1823

on Euphrasia


The larva develops in a fruit. Pupation external.


Orobanchaceae, monophagous

Euphrasia micrantha, nemorosa, stricta.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


For many years the name Phytomyza affinis has been incorrectly interpreted, and used for what is now Ph. spinaciae. The reference to Ph. affinis by Houard cannot be interpreted.


Andersen (2013a), Andersen & Jonassen (1994a), Bland (1992b), De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1991a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Černý & Vála (1999a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Escher-Kündig (1912a), Houard (1909a), Pakalniškis (2000a), de Rougemont (1912a), Spencer (1972a, 1976a), Süss (1982a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a).

Last modified 21.vii.2018